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Designing cost-effective, energy-efficient high-rise buildings

Blog from in Green Building
Dec 10, 2018 9:00 AM ET

Brian Stern is an energy analyst with Glumac, A Tetra Tech Company, who supports firm-wide sustainable and high-performance building design. His work improves building performance from initial concept all the way through operation. Using energy modeling software, he develops holistic building energy efficiency strategies appropriate to local environmental conditions.

By Melanie Zayas, SNJ Today Reporter

Article from in Philanthropy
Dec 10, 2018 8:05 AM ET

CAMDEN, N.J. - Subaru of America is taking part in a nationwide effort to combat hunger in our country's young people.

The Christmas spirit was in the air at the Subaru of America in Camden on the morning of Thursday, November 15th, to kick off the return of Subaru’s annual Share the Love philanthropic event.

Volunteers from Subaru and the Food Bank of South Jersey teamed up to combat hunger for Camden’s youth community.

Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Dec 7, 2018 7:45 PM ET

Eastman is participating in the Business Roundtable #EmbracingSustainability challenge by sharing this video from Mark Costa. Thank you to Lynne Doughtie for challenging us to share this story. Michael Thaman, it’s your turn to share how Owens Corning is #EmbracingSustainability.

Press Release from in Environment
Dec 7, 2018 4:15 PM ET

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn.,December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr., and University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler today announced a $5 million gift from the Ecolab Foundation to the University-wide Driven campaign, in support of environmental sustainability research and education. A cornerstone of the Ecolab Foundation gift is $2 million to establish an endowed chair for the Institute on the Environment.

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Dec 7, 2018 3:35 PM ET

A blockchain is a shared database that normally records the exchange of information, money, goods, or services. However, can this technology be used in the fight against opioid addiction, an epidemic in which an average of 115 Americans die of overdoses each day? 

By Mary L Schapiro

Article from in Finance & Investment
Dec 7, 2018 3:25 PM ET

Financial players and their investors have much to gain from the shift toward greater sustainability. These investments offer a dual benefit: they lower emissions, speeding the transition to a low-carbon economy, and they can make (or save) money. People are increasingly aware of the first two pillars of sustainable investing -- risk identification and transparency. Now we need to inform them about the third: the need to drive capital toward sustainable opportunities, both at home and internationally.

Blog from in Sustainable Development Goals
Dec 7, 2018 2:30 PM ET

Corruption continues to be one of the greatest barriers to principled and sustainable business.

Unchecked, corruption can erode the foundations of the just and equitable world envisioned by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. As UN Secretary-General António Guterres states, “Corruption begets more corruption, and fosters a corrosive culture of impunity.”

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Dec 7, 2018 12:30 PM ET

Too many of our neighbors, many with children, struggle to get food on the table each day. Sysco has the scale and capacity to make a meaningful difference. That’s why we have pledged to donate 200 million meals and $50 million to local communities.

To learn more about Sysco's commitment to Delivering A Better Tomorrow, read their 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility report here.

About Sysco

At UPS, we’ve learned many lessons on our journey to building the fleet of tomorrow. Here’s what stands out.

Article from in Energy
Dec 7, 2018 10:45 AM ET

Here’s what stands out.

Fleet electrification is an exciting component in UPS’s use of emerging technologies and an important element in helping the company achieve its ambitious sustainability goals.

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Dec 7, 2018 10:30 AM ET

As Sam Schmidt arrived on site, the air became charged with expectation. For two long years, he and Arrow's SAM Project team had waited with bated breath for an opportunity to drive New York City. That day had finally arrived and, with lofty expectations in store, the camera crew began recording. 

Pulling up curbside in casual fashion, Schmidt welcomed NBC correspondent Harry Smith.

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 7, 2018 10:05 AM ET

JACKSON, Mich., December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy has released its Climate Assessment Report – a picture of the energy provider’s work to reshape Michigan’s energy future with a plan that embodies its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and prosperity.

“We are proud and uniquely qualified to provide the strong leadership needed to protect our planet and our home state for generations to come,” said Patti Poppe, president and CEO of CMS Energy and principal subsidiary Consumers Energy.

By Michael Browne

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Dec 7, 2018 10:00 AM ET

Originally posted on Supermarket News

Nearly two-thirds of consumers globally (63%) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don’t, according to new research from Accenture.

Article from in Finance & Investment
Dec 7, 2018 9:35 AM ET

In the early hours of Good Friday, March 24, 1989, an oil tanker struck a reef off the Gulf of Alaska, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil and causing long-lasting damage to the ecosystem and the local communities that depend on it.

Teachers from Metro St. Louis participate in classroom-ready ‘Ignite My Future in School’ critical thinking curriculum

Press Release from in Education
Dec 7, 2018 9:30 AM ET

ST. LOUIS, MO | NEW YORK, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/  Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, launched the Ignite My Future in School Day of Discovery Techcademy for local teachers at Education Plus in St. Louis, Mo.